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100 nights
03 Jan 2022
Aurora
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Quote Cruise Reference: POOUH

What's Included

  • Full Board cruising – Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks. Available in Buffet & Main restaurants, also Pool-side grill & pizzeria
  • Spectacular Entertainment – Includes Dazzling shows, live bands and comedians across an array of amazing Bars, Lounges & the Curzon Theatre
  • Pools, Sports & Fitness - Swimming pools, Hot tubs & The Sky Dome. Fully equipped gym, Fitness classes & Sports Deck
  • Spa & Wellness* –The Oasis Spa & Salon, treat yourself to Elemis Aroma Stone Therapy or an Elemis pro-collagen quartz lift facial
  • Exclusively for adults
  • Specialty Restaurants * – Includes Sindhu; Authentic Indian cuisine with a British twist & The Glass House by Olly Smith

*Available for a supplement

Your Itinerary

The Aurora is a mid-sized, family favourite and a really great choice for a classic cruise holiday. Think fun activities, entertaining evenings, luxurious dining, and the chance to unwind. At Aurora’s heart lies a Lalique-inspired waterfall, which forms the atrium’s centrepiece. There’s high-quality entertainment aplenty with regular live music, comedy and shows, cinema screenings, cabaret and dancing. Dining is a delight as Aurora has a wide and varied selection of excellent restaurants, cafes and bars to suit every taste. Children from toddlers to teens can enjoy their own space with dedicated areas and activities, which are supervised by qualified staff throughout the day and well into the night.

Tenerife is the largest and most popular of the Canary Islands, and home to Mount Teide, the tallest peak in Spain. Visitors can explore volcanic rock formations and tropical forest, beautiful beaches and dramatic landscape, with a diverse selection of nightlife on offer too.

Barbados is full of natural beauty, vibrant culture and hospitable locals making it a dream location to visit. The coastline offers stunning white sandy beaches, translucent water, and endless watersports and activities. A walk into the city will take you to many shops, selling everything from designer clothes to their famous rum. For those wanting to explore Barbados further, take an island safari - a great way to travel across this beautiful island and learn about the history, culture and folklore.

Amsterdam’s influence is evident in the architecture of Willemstad. Take a walk across the Queen Emma Bridge to the eastern side of town and you will find the colourful floating market lined with boats from Colombia and Venezuela. On the other side of the bridge is Breederstraat which is one of Willemstads best shopping streets.

Cruising the Panama Canal will allow you to explore the beautiful historic man-made Panama Canal, taking you through tropical rainforests and lush green forestry passed an abundance of tropical wildlife; for a truly unforgettable experience.

Once a small fishing village, Huatulco has grown out of the surrounding jungle and offers visitors sandy white beaches, crystal waters hidden in sparking bays and coves. Huatulco is an area of great natural beauty with fascinating archaeological sites, extreme white water rafting trips, local traditions and charming friendly locals.

It’s a desert, a beach, blue surf and big fish along the southern tip of Baja California. Cruise visitors will find that Cabo is exquisite, the shopping divine, and the beaches all shine. Lover's Beach is a great place to see the arch at Land's End, and this is one of the best places on earth to swim with dolphins at their world renowned dolphin centre.

San Francisco is a compact city of world-class culture, historical landmarks and award-winning dining, surrounded by the sparkling Bay area and guarded by the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Take the cable car ride over Nob Hill, visit the Majong parlours in Chinatown and take a trip to Twin Peaks-Lake Merced. A ferry ride will lead you to enchanting Sausalito, or escape Fisherman’s Wharf to Alcatraz.

Honolulu has it all. Here you’ll find everything from historic landmarks and treasured monuments to world-class shopping and a flourishing arts and culture scene. Honolulu spreads throughout the south eastern shores of Oahu, from Pearl Harbour to the world famous Waikiki, once a playground for the Hawaiian royalty.

Apia serves as a gateway to neighbouring Samoa. Samoa offers stunning beaches, crystal waters, natural beauty, history and culture. Visit the Samoa Scenic Tour where you will see breathtaking sights and natural wonders of Apia, from the Falefa Falls to the Piula Cave Pool. Walk through the town visiting one of the many museums, galleries and experience the old charm imbedded into the city.

Suva is the largest city in the South Pacific, and is a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities. The bustling urban streets encompass a jumble of colonial and modern buildings. There are plenty of modern shopping malls shops to visit and plenty of varied and exciting restaurants.

Auckland, based around 2 large harbours, is a major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. In the centre, the iconic Sky Tower has views of Viaduct Harbour, which is full of superyachts and lined with bars and cafes.

Tauranga is one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing cities. The Bay of Plenty coastline has miles of golden beaches to enjoy. Explore the beautiful natural landscape in one of the many parks, and try your hand at mountain biking or white water rafting. If you prefer a more laid-back holiday, spend a relaxing day dolphin-watching.

The Bay of Islands are a collection of holiday islands set in tranquil waters and on a backdrop of beautiful green landscape. The turquoise waters surrounding these islands are teeming with dolphins and other forms of marine life and trips can be made to swim with these wild animals. Walks to Haruru Falls will allow you scenic views of the cascading water.

Sydney, the striking sights of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge will welcome you with open arms. As Australia's most cosmopolitan city, you can expect breathtaking energy as you roam the bustling streets, exploring the sights of this spectacular destination. Admire the captivating works at the Museum of Contemporary Art, star gaze from the planetarium in Sydney's Observatory or amble through the beautiful greenery of The Royal Botanic Garden.

Brisbane is a lively, cosmopolitan city with beautiful riverside parks, a busy cultural calendar and a vibrant café culture. The river is lined with busy malls, riverfront plazas, outdoor man-made beaches, water parks, botanical gardens and wildlife parks. The vibe here is relaxed with nearby Gold Coast and Surfer’s Paradise being a top location for watersports and some of Australia’s best beaches.

The surreal old town of Rabaul is almost entirely buried in deep black volcanic ash from an eruption in 1994, but there are still beautiful sights to see such as the lush botanical gardens. The city’s wartime history has left much to explore on the island, such as the Japanese tunnels and bunkers. Go diving and discover the remains of sunken Japanese battleships as well as amazing coral and sealife.

Just 20 minutes from Toyko, Yokohama is a thriving metropolis with many distinct neighbourhoods to explore, including Chinatown and the historic Motomachi and Yamate districts. It has a busy arts scene of festivals and events throughout the year, and unique local food. It has breezy atmosphere with relaxing parks scattered throughout the city.

Capital of Japan's southernmost prefecture, Kagoshima faces the Kinko-wan Bay and the Sakurajima Volcano. Visit the Iso-teien Garden laid out in 1660 by the Shimazu lord of the time or one of the city’s many museums, including the Shōkō Shuseikan, next to the Iso Garden, the City Art Museum or the Kagoshima Prefectural Museum of Culture on the site of the former Tsurumaru-jo Castle.

Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.

Welcome to Singapore, where sacred Buddhist and Hindu temples sit in the shadows of sleek, futuristic architecture and the world-renowned street food offers a spectrum of flavours to tantalise every palate. Don’t forget to try the chilli crab, its national dish. It’s also home to the famous colonial-style Raffles Hotel, where the Singapore Sling cocktail was invented, as well as the spectacular Gardens By The Bay. It’s truly a city that never fails to impress.

Port Klang is close to the tall skyscrapers and large shopping malls of Kuala Lumpur. The city of Kuala Lumpur has a fantastic range of sightseeing opportunities. Visit the National Museum showcasing traditional Malay architecture or stop at the National Mosque, which embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation. Located adjacent to the National Mosque is the ‘must see’ impressive Old Railway Station, one of the city’s most photographed landmarks.

Although the miles of golden sandy beaches lure visitors to Penang, take time to ride a trishaw to George Town where you can shop for exquisite batiks and visit the Khoo Wall, with its pillars and roof elaborately decorated with intricate carvings by master craftsmen from China. Visit Kek Lok Si, reputed to be the largest and most beautiful Buddhist temple complex in Southeast Asia.

Sri Lanka conjures up the exotic and the mysterious, and here you could choose from a diverse range of activities, from exploring the temples of the Sinhalese Kingdom or taking a guided tour of an Elephant orphanage. You could also take look at the Pettah Bazaar where you can buy almost anything and everything!

Dubai is known as an adult’s playground, with an ever-growing list of dazzling attractions to complement its year-round sunshine and swathes of golden beaches. Head to the top of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and see the carefully choreographed dancing fountains below. They’re beautifully lit in the evenings. There’s also maze-like souks wreathed in the aroma of spices, thrilling waterparks and desert safaris in the rolling dunes beyond the city.

Muscat is one of the Middle East’s oldest cities and is filled with fascinating history, charm and natural beauty. Wandering through Muscat you can enjoy rare glimpses of the rich and opulent cultural heritage of the land. For tourists that come from all over the world, Muscat holds a special charm with its grand forts, parks and museums all of which help to understand the history of Oman.

Suez is located in north-eastern Egypt. Historically, Suez has been a pathwayfor Muslim pilgrims travelling to and from Mecca. Suez Canal opened in 1896 and in 1956 drew the world’s attention following the Suez Crisis. Travel west from the port to Cairo - formerly the Egyptian capital of Memphis - gateway to the The Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza.

Malta is a Mediterranean island of great historical importance influenced by many great empires. The capital fortress city of Valletta, described as an open air museum, is mainly Baroque in character having been built in the 16th century by the Order of St John of Jerusalem. It offers some of Europe’s finest palaces, churches, and works of art. Valletta harbour is surrounded by cream coloured buildings, twisting streets, hillsides beyond, fishing craft and luzzo boats below.

In Cadiz you enter another world of different cultures brought together. La Giralda the beautiful Gothic cathedral, is in Sevilles historic Jewish quarter Santa Cruz which also has the whitewashed houses and exquisitely coloured bougainvillea that everyone associates with this lovely city. Try walking the narrow lanes to find hidden gems along way before stopping for some locally made wine and tapas.

Life on board Aurora

Overview

The Aurora is a mid-sized, family favourite and a really great choice for a classic cruise holiday. Think fun activities, entertaining evenings, luxurious dining, and the chance to unwind. At Aurora’s heart lies a Lalique-inspired waterfall, which forms the atrium’s centrepiece. There’s high-quality entertainment aplenty with regular live music, comedy and shows, cinema screenings, cabaret and dancing. Dining is a delight as Aurora has a wide and varied selection of excellent restaurants, cafes and bars to suit every taste. Children from toddlers to teens can enjoy their own space with dedicated areas and activities, which are supervised by qualified staff throughout the day and well into the night.

Dining

Choose between five select dining venues, among them Indian cuisine at Sindhu, The Glass House wine bar and restaurant, developed in partnership with TV presenter Olly Smith, and fun and informal dining at The Beach House.

Activities

Relax at the Oasis Spa; play deck games, table tennis or card games and bridge, or take part in dance classes or trivia. Alternatively, catching a movie at The Playhouse cinema.

Entertainment

The lavish Curzon Theatre and Carmen’s show lounge offer cabaret, comedy, tribute acts, game shows, quizzes and talent shows, while Masquerade and Champion’s offer alternative spots to enjoy socialising with family and friends.

Ship Facts

Entered service: 2000

Tonnages: 76,152

Number of Decks: 10

Passenger Capacity: 1,874

Total Crew: 850

Number of Cabins: 934

Number of Pools: 3

 

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Quote Cruise Reference: POOUH